Lock and Key When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora’s new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has [...]
April 24th, 2008
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Dragon and Thief by Timothy Zahn Fourteen-year old orphan Jack Morgan is hiding out in a spaceship. Falsely accused of a crime, he escapes to a remote and uninhabited planet.
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Pretty Face by Mary Hogan When an overweight high school student from Santa Monica spends the summer in Italy, she learns to relish life and understand the true meaning of beauty.
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Honeybee : poems & short prose by Naomi Shihab Nye Be sure to stop byTeenSpace during Young People’s Poetry Week (April 14-20) and sample some highlights from our collection. Check out our Poetry Panes, an interactive window activity that works just like magnetic poetry. Poetry Panes are co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
April 9th, 2008 · Comments Off · Books
Defying the Diva by Anne D. Love During Haley’s freshman year of high school, a campaign of gossip and bullying causes her to be socially ostracized, but after spending the summer living with her aunt, working at a resort, making new friends, and dating a hunky lifeguard, she learns how to stand up for herself [...]